Definitions for "MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT"
the theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. MUNICIPAL COURT: see lower court.
The theft or attempted theft of a self-propelled vehicle that runs on land and not on rails. “Joy riding” is included in this classification. Carjacking is classified as a robbery.
Unlawful taking, or attempted taking, of a self‑propelled road vehicle owned by another, with the intent to deprive the owner of it permanently or temporarily.